Commonwealth National Podcast

Making the Web Work for Science (7/28/2009)

Duration: 
1:02:13

Tim O'Reilly, Founder, O'Reilly Media
Stephen Friend, Founder, Sage
Jimmy Wales, Founder, Wikipedia
John Wilbanks, VP, Science Commons

Digital technologies have greatly enhanced our ability to communicate and share information, but the scientific community remains largely untouched by these advances. Why doesn’t the web work for science the way it works for culture and for commerce? What will it take to make science digital? Please join us for a fascinating discussion of the movement to bring digital methods to the world of science.

This was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on July 28, 2009